Da Modern Mama – is an organisation created to expose and educate people of colour through parenthood.

Many of us are parents and want to make a genuine difference in our children’s lives. Certified Child behavioural and Neuroscience Psychologist Melissa Philippe believes seeing other parents with the same goals is the way to creating healthy, loving communities and villages for today’s modern world.


I'm Back & Vulnerable! Da Modern Mama Podcast

Happy November! This is undoubtedly the best way for me to return on the month of my half birthday. It's been two months since our last episode, and we were moving on to season 2, but it didn't feel right in my spirit. After some tears, panic attacks and writing, I found out a lot about my time and effort away. I hope yall haven't forgotten about me too soon. Let's continue Season 1 and get this thing started for real! Get to know me:Looking for a Parent or Life Coach: Doula Services "Blissful Births"'s connect and be friends. I'm on social media as "Da Modern Mama" everywhere!Please help our podcast by donating: us on IG:
  1. I'm Back & Vulnerable!
  2. What's a Birth Plan? Why you should use one!
  3. What's Gentle Parenting?
  4. Overstimulated Mamas
  5. How to be a Boss at The Paediatrician

Behavioural & Neuroscience Child Psychologist

Certified in Behaviour and Neuroscience, Melissa can give professional advice to parents and help them navigate their child’s emotions in conscious ways.

Retired English Educator

English Educator for 10+ years, Melissa has made a difference in the lives of thousands. Creating literacy programs and receiving grants and awards for her community efforts. She is an advocate for her people.

Montessori Educator

Certified Montessori Guide Melissa has learned the fundamentals and foundation of Montessori.

Parent Coach

After more than 15 years of child education, being a director and creating programs in her community. Melissa has allowed her gift to be a tool for many parents wanting to parent differently.